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Congressional Districts: 109th Congress - Worksheet
http://www.congressforkids.net/games/
houseofrep/congdistricts.htm

Learn more about gerrymandering and how it relates to the reapportionment and redistricting of congressional seats by completing the printable worksheet and using printable maps of the congressional districts - 109th Congress.

Congressional Lingo
http://www.funtrivia.com/search2_act.cfm_QN_type=
Quizzes_AND_searchstring=congress

If you want to sound like a political insider, you have to learn the lingo.

Government Puzzle
http://www.trumanlibrary.org/whistlestop/teacher_lessons/
3branches/25.htm

Crossword puzzle

The House of Representatives
http://www.trumanlibrary.org/whistlestop/teacher_lessons/
3branches/14.htm

Read "The House of Representatives" and complete the questions as individuals or partners using the suggested Web sites.

How a Bill Becomes a Law http://www.trumanlibrary.org/whistlestop/teacher_lessons/
3branches/15c.htm

Information and tasks about how both parts of the legislative branch are involved in the lawmaking process

Knowing About Congress
http://www.flashcardexchange.com/flashcards/view/216306
Find out how much you already know about Congress, or learn as you go, using the online flashcards that you can flip through, print in a variety of formats with custom fonts and font sizes.

The Legislative Branch
http://www.trumanlibrary.org/whistlestop/teacher_lessons/
3branches/9.htm

Read "The Legislative Branch" and complete the tasks as individuals or partners using the suggested web sites.

Political Participation and Voting: Expressing the Popular Will
http://www.mhhe.com/socscience/polisci/patterson/
olc/stu/graphics/xwords/xword07.html

Crossword Puzzle

Political Participation and Voting: Expressing the Popular Will
http://www.mhhe.com/socscience/polisci/patterson/
olc/stu/graphics/sims/sim07.htm

Redistricting simulation

Political Participation and Voting: Expressing the Popular Will
http://www.mhhe.com/socscience/polisci/patterson/
olc/stu/sa07.htm

Self-assessment multiple-choice and true/false quizzes

Worksheet -- The Legislative Branch
http://www.trumanlibrary.org/whistlestop/teacher_lessons/
3branches/10.htm

Print off the "The Legislative Branch" worksheet and fill in the blanks in the sentences.

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In 1866, Elizabeth Cady Stanton was the first woman to run for the U.S. House of Representatives, even though she was not eligible to vote. She ran as an Independent from New York State, receiving 24 votes of 12,000 that were cast.

Surf with Uncle Sam
Surf with Uncle Sam


Word Spy
Word Spy


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